This 30-minute plan is for everyone, whether you are a beginner or are a seasoned runner who is interested in adding some diversity to your training. Running hills can build upon your gains and push you further.
This plan is an introduction to hill repeats. If you have heard the term before but haven’t fully understood what the workout entails or how you should complete them, this will get you started. No need to fear, let’s break it down.
As the term suggests, you will repeatedly run up an incline (hill), followed by a recovery jog or walk back to the base of the hill. Because of these short bursts of power, hill repeats are a fantastic drill to improve your speed and strength.
1. Complete a 15-minute jog, making your way to the bottom of a hill if you are outside. On a treadmill, run for 15 minutes and then prepare yourself to increase your incline manually. All hills aren’t created equally, so find a grade (or choose an incline) that is both challenging and bearable; approximately four percent….Read Full Article…
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by : LAURA SCADUTO
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